Library Resources & Technical Services

Articles from Vol. 52, No. 3, July

A Model for Assessing Digital Image Use and Needs: Report of a Study into Digital Image Use in North American Dental Education
This study is presented as one possible model for assessing image use and needs that can inform planning for and creation of a digital image repository. The study described here specifically sought to provide basic knowledge about the current use of...
Approaches to Selection, Access, and Collection Development in the Web World: A Case Study with Fugitive Literature
Academic and research libraries are well-versed in collecting material from the print world. The present and future collections that are being produced on the Web require urgent attention to acquire, preserve, and provide access to them for future...
Cataloging and Classification: Review of the Literature 2005-06
This paper reviews library literature on cataloging and classification published in 2005-06. It covers pertinent literature in the following areas: the future of cataloging; Functional Requirement for Bibliographic Records (FRBR); metadata and its...
Editorial
I have been reflecting, over the last few months, on the changes in how I conduct research and write. When I wrote my masters thesis for the University of Chicago Graduate Library School (R.I.P.), I used the trusty note card system to record my findings,...
Evaluating and Improving the Presentation of Serials Information in the Online Catalog
Many factors should be considered when evaluating how serial publications are presented in online library catalogs. Both patrons and library employees utilize the catalog to locate serial titles and then must be able to determine which formats are...
Provenance Evidence in Bibliographic Records: Demonstrating the Value of Best Practices in Special Collections Cataloging
Noting and tracing former ownership of rare materials has been a common cataloging practice for many years. This paper explores the value of examining special collections materials that may not be old and rare for evidence of provenance in order to...